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Computer Engineering and Informatics

Finding Print and Electronic Books

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Need books? Start at Library Search. Details of all print and electronic books held within the Middlesex University collection can be access via the universal Library Search.

 

To browse the collection:

  • Put relevant keywords into the Library Search query box.
  • Select 'Books+' from the boxes drop down menu. 
  • Use left-hand filters to narrow down results
  • Click on results to see our holdings.  

 

To search for a specific item:

  • Put in a few words from the book title and the author’s family name. 
  • Select 'Books+' from the boxes drop down menu. 
  • Click on results to see our holdings.  

 

Sign in to Library Search find out the availability of print item.

Place a 'Request' if the item is already on loan. 7-day loans should be available within a one week period once a request has been placed. 

If the print book is available, note down the shelf number (listed under ‘Location items’). The shelf number takes you directly to the book’s location.  

To access an electronic book follow link; Full text availability‚Äč. If you’re not already logged into UniHub, you’ll be asked to log in. Enter your details and access the book. 

Library Search 

Middlesex University Dubai Library has thousands of print books. Books are available for reference use within the library or for 7-day loan.

To search within the Dubai print collection, use the search box below powered by the Middlesex University Library Search:

Library Search 

Middlesex University Dubai Library has thousands of eBooks. 

To search within the Dubai eBook collection, use the search box below powered by the Middlesex University Library Search:

 

Finding books: Key shelf numbers in the Library

This table gives a rough guide to the shelf numbers for the key areas in Computing and Engineering. Click on the subjects to link through to the Library Search.

You should also use title and general keyword searches on the Library Search, as this table does not cover every possible location. 

 006.3

 Artificial intelligence

 794.8

 Electronic games

 658.4038

 Business information systems

 006.33

 Expert systems

 621.382

 Communications engineering

 791.43

 Film

 005.12

 Computer algorithms

 519.3

 Game theory

 004.22

 Computer architecture

 794.8151

 Games design

 364.163

 Computer crime

 004.019

 Human computer interaction

 621.39

 Computer engineering and  hardware

 006.454

 Interaction design

 174.9

 Computer ethics

 005.437

 Interface design

 006.6

 Computer graphics

 004.678

 Internet

 343.421

 Computer law

 006.7

 Multimedia

 789.9

 Computer music/sonic art

 004.6

 Networks

 004

 Computer science

 005.43

 Operating systems

 005.8

 Computer security

 005.133

 Programme languages

 620.0042

 Computer-aided design

 152

 Psychology

 371.334

 Computer-assisted learning

 629.892

 Robotics

 686.2254

 Computerised typesetting

 303.4834

 Social aspects of computers

 702.85

 Computers and art

 005.1

 Software engineering

 658.05

 Computers in management

 621.3893

 Sound design and technology

 700.285

 Cyber arts

 004.36

 Systems architecture

 342.4209

 Data protection

 003

 Systems    

 005.74

 Databases

 702.81

 Video arts

 070.5028

 Desktop publishing

 778.59

 Video production

 004.03

 Dictionaries

 003.3

 Virtual reality

 621.3822

 Digital signal processing